HFX Conversations is HFX’s online publication. HFX Conversations is dedicated to bringing ideas and opinions from democratic leaders to the wider public and will publish essays and interviews when they need to be published.

Joaquin Matamis

Joaquin Matamis is a Participation Manager at HFX, where he supports the planning and organization of the annual forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia. A 2021 graduate of Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy and International Relations, he received his B.S. in International Relations and B.A. in Economics with a minor in Asian Studies. He has previously interned with the International Trade Administration during the COVID-19 pandemic and completed his undergraduate thesis on U.S. government responses to conventional threats and cyber attacks.